Event Details

Ecology in an Era of Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Scientists in the Americas
Sponsor:
Ecological Society of America
Location:
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico,
Date(s):
January 8, 2006 - January 12, 2006
Abstract/Description:
Participants will discuss mechanisms and share resources to promote an international focus in teaching ecology. Specific questions are: Can ecologists utilize the Internet to enhance local to global ecological literacy? (small groups to identify users, needs, and methods);What strategies can be used for sustaining field courses and international learning opportunities? (small groups to discuss options); What hands-on and interactive ecological modeling activities are available on the Internet? (full group to identify institutional collaborations and initiate plan to establish a network to implement program development). Products will be brief reports on topic and initial network formation.
Host Organization's Web Site:
http://www.esa.org/mexico/
BioQUEST Staff Attending:
Yaffa Grossman

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